frumentaceous

[froo-muh n-tey-shuh s]

Origin of frumentaceous

1660–70; < Late Latin frūmentāceus of corn or grain, equivalent to Latin frūment(um) grain + -āceus -aceous
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British Dictionary definitions for frumentaceous

frumentaceous

adjective
  1. resembling or made of wheat or similar grain

Word Origin for frumentaceous

C17: from Late Latin frūmentāceus, from Latin frūmentum corn, grain
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